OUR PROGRAMMES

Feeding The City Accelerate

Is your food business ready to scale? Want to develop circular practices in London?

Feeding The City Accelerate is a 5-month accelerator programme that provides bespoke support to help you grow your business and impact. Access industry experts, mentoring, peer support, and networking opportunities.

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Feeding the City Accelerate has been co-designed with insight from EIT Food, Sustain, Food Chain and large scale buyers to address the key challenges that sustainable food businesses face when they come to scale:

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Our impact so far

Number of businesses supported
  • 21
Number of years delivered:
  • 3

Find out about the innovative ways in which Feeding The City has accelerated sustainable food businesses.

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What you receive

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In-Depth Analysis

Have an expert consultant review your business and create an individual development plan.

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Expert-Led Sessions

Designed to fit the cohort’s needs, on topics such productivity, procurement, and accessing investment.

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1:1 Expert Mentoring

Many with buyer insights to help you secure large contracts and keep growing.

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Networking and Exposure

Meet buyers such as major contract catering companies and large-scale retailers.

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Peer Support

Learn with a group of  like-minded businesses at a similar stage.

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Membership

Join our community and access our global network of 16.5k changemakers.

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Coach Check-Ins

Helps track your progress and ensure your requirements are met.

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Thought Leadership

Join roundtables with partners to help create change in our food system.

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Who we're supporting

Our latest edition supports businesses with:

✔️ A base in London

✔️ The desire to embed or develop circular principles

✔️ The vision and potential to scale

✔️ A committed team (no minimum team size is required)

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Who we’ve supported

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NEMI Teas is a tea company with circular packaging and providing work experience to refugees. As well as stocking Co-op and PwC, they now run a cafe in Islington.

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Snackzilla is a kids healthy snack brand with recyclable packaging. Since the programme they’ve entered Sainsbury’s and received investment from Warburtons.

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Better Nature product

Better Nature is the world’s first food-tech company focused on tempeh as a sustainable meat alternative. They are now stocked at Selfridges and on Amazon.

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Resources

Check out our Good Food Resilience Toolkit, which provides a roadmap to help you overcome major and unexpected challenges. Also featured in this Pioneers Post article.

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Get in touch

Muir, Senior Programmes Manager

[email protected]

With support from:

Bank of America

In partnership with:

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